Marriage Betrayals, Abusive Spouses, & Sociopaths

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Posted: June 4, 2020

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

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Marriage Betrayals, Abusive Spouses, & Sociopaths by Josh Spurlock

Welcome to another live and candid episode of #MyCounselorLIVE “Marriage Betrayals, Abusive Spouses, & Sociopaths”, where we gather to address a diverse array of questions and concerns, guided by the expertise of Licensed Therapist and Certified Sex Therapist, Josh Spurlock. In this unique format, your inquiries set the stage for conversations that delve into the intricate dynamics of mental health, relationships, and personal growth.

Our episode kicks off with a profound discussion on betrayal in marriage. Josh delves into the emotional complexities of trust, offering strategies for individuals grappling with the painful aftermath of betrayal and seeking pathways toward healing and reconciliation.

In-laws and children, topics that often impact family dynamics, are also on the agenda. Josh provides insights into the nuances of navigating relationships with in-laws and fostering healthy relationships with children.

The episode then takes a serious turn as we explore the challenging subject of divorcing an abusive spouse. Josh offers guidance for individuals facing this distressing situation, discussing the steps to take and resources to access for a safer and healthier future.

Finally, our discussion delves into the intricate realm of sociopaths, exploring their characteristics, behavior, and how to protect oneself from the manipulation that can accompany interactions with such individuals.

Your questions are the heart of our conversation, and Josh Spurlock is here to provide professional guidance and answers. Whether you’re seeking advice on healing from betrayal, navigating family relationships, dealing with the complexities of divorce, or seeking insights into managing encounters with sociopaths, this live Q&A session is a wellspring of knowledge, support, and practical solutions. Stay tuned for an engaging and informative conversation that addresses the complexities of the human experience.

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This article is based on scientific evidence and clinical experience, written by a licensed professional and fact-checked by experts.

About the Author
Josh Spurlock
Josh Spurlock

Josh Spurlock MA, LPC, CST, has a BA in Biblical Languages and a Masters in Counseling. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), holding licenses in MissouriColorado, and Florida. He is also a Certified Sex Therapist (CST), Level 2 AEDP Therapist, and an Ordained Minister. He is an Advanced Practice Clinician, with over 10,000 hours of clinical experience. He specializes in Marriage Counseling, Sex Therapy, Family Counseling, and works with Executives, Pastors, Business Owners, and Ministry Leaders. Learn more about Josh Spurlock at

Josh is currently unable to take on any new clients.

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